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Crypts of Chaos

Crypts of Chaos

Atari 2600 - Released - 1982

The object of this game is to kill monsters in the crypts, get any treasure you can find, and get out on the crypts. How deep in the crypt you start depends on the game selection. Games one, two, three, or four place you at levels five, nine, thirteen, or one, respectively. Your weapons are a sword (unlimited attacks but useless against wizards), wand (limited attacks, depending on game selection, useless on dragons), ring of power (limited attacks, depending on game selection), and peace symbol (unlimited uses but you get no points and only useful on trolls, eyes, wizards and...

M.A.S.H

M.A.S.H

Atari 2600 - Released - 1982

You are Hawkeye Pierce, Chief Medical Surgeon of the 4077th MASH. Your responsibilities include rescuing injured men from the battlefield, performing surgery in the operating room, or, in an alternative game, picking up Colonel Potter's skydiving medics. You pilot your chopper low through the trees, avoiding shells fired at you from a North Korean tank. After picking up the medics or wounded and rushing them back to the hospital, the pressure really starts to get heavy. Time is running out for the injured men and you must operate. You have to work fast. You are competing with your...

Meltdown

Meltdown

Atari 2600 - Unreleased - 1983

Meltdown is basically a game of hide and seek that place on a 4x4 grid of atoms. At the start of each round you will see a rogue quark move about the reactor agitating the atoms. Each time the quark touches one of atoms it will strip off some of the electrons and atom will shrink. Once an atom has lost all it's electrons it will become unstable, if all the atoms destabilize the reactor will blow! Why 20th Century Fox decided to cancel Meltdown is unknown, but was most likely due to the collapsing video game market. The decision to cancel the game must have been made at the last moment,...

Porky's

Porky's

ColecoVision - Released

Porky's is a video game released for the Atari 2600 in 1983. The game is based on the 1981 film of the same name and published by 20th Century Fox. An Atari 8-bit family version was published by Romox on cartridge.

Revenge of the Apes

Revenge of the Apes

Atari 2600 - Released - 2003

Planet of the Apes, later released as Revenge of the Apes, is a video game originally developed in 1983 by 20th Century Fox for the Atari 2600. Planned as the Planet of the Apes franchise's first video game, it was still in the prototype phase when Fox shuttered its game division during the video game crash of 1983. It went unreleased and was assumed lost until 2002, when collectors identified a mislabeled cartridge as the missing Planet of the Apes game. It was completed and released as Revenge of the Apes by Retrodesign in 2003.

Revenge of the Beefsteak Tomatoes

Revenge of the Beefsteak Tomatoes

Atari 2600 - Released - 1983

You must build three walls above the tomato plants at the bottom. You must also dodge tomato bombs shot by the tomato plants, shoot tomato vines that grow on any part of the wall, shoot cherry tomatoes (or just dodge their shots) and shoot or dodge beefsteak tomatoes. To capture a brick, you shoot it once. Then to place it, you shoot vertically at the wall once. You cannot place bricks horizontally. The game's default is level setting six, which has all enemies and each round is harder than the last. The level settings are as follows: Level one: Tomato plants only and every round is the...

Spacemaster X-7

Spacemaster X-7

Atari 2600

Your assault ship was specially designed to destroy Hyperion Military Bases. Destroy as many as possible. You can fire missiles in the gaps in the Force Field or from inside the Force Field. If you are able to sneak inside, you must quickly destroy the bace before the Force Field closes on your ship. This is no easy task!

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